Afghanistan COVID-19 cases climb to 33,384 with 920 deaths

New Delhi (NVI): Afghanistan today witnessed a rise in coronavirus cases with 194 new infections, rising the total to 33,384 across the country, according to Afghan media reports.

The death toll due to the virus rose to 920 with 22 new fatalities being reported in the last 24 hours.

The Afghan Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said, among the fresh cases reported, Herat was on the top of the list with 57 new cases followed by Daikundi with 32 cases and Takhar with 23.

In terms of fatalities, 22 people died were in the last 24 hours, out of this 13 were reported in Kabul, 3 in Nangarhar, 3 in Kunduz 1 in Balkh, 1 in Bamiyan and 1 in Samangan, the reports said.

The ministry also said that, 20,151 people have been recovered from the respiratory disease across the country.

So far, 76,910 people have been tested for coronavirus in the government’s testing centres in Afghanistan.

-RJV